The Discovery Channel has partnered with social game company Hive Media, to develop a game based on the television show "Deadliest Catch."
The social media game is set to be released in November on Facebook. The game will be available only in North America.
"Deadliest Catch has always been one of our favorite Discovery Channel shows," said Brian Laing, CEO, Hive Media.
"The perils of the Bering Sea and the camaraderie shared by the ship captains and crews makes a great platform for building a social game."
The "Deadliest Catch" game will allow players to be captains of their own crab boats and navigate the Bering Sea to cast and harvest pots while attempting to profit in a dangerous environment as they work their way to the top of the leader board.
"Integrating the series into a branded social game is a great way to give Deadliest Catch fans an ongoing interactive experience," said Elizabeth Bakacs, Vice President of Licensing for Discovery Channel.
"We look forward to working with Hive Media to bring the real-world adventures of Deadliest Catch to social gaming."
The Facebook game will follow the launch of the Deadliest Catch console game this fall. It will complete a three part interactive gaming experience for Deadliest Catch fans, also including a mobile game.